Gale Cassidy, Lecturer
MA, Sociology, Western University
Gale Cassidy is a sociologist who also has a background in Women's Studies. Her academic work covers a broad spectrum of sociology topics. Over the years Cassidy has also lent her expertise to journals, as Copy Editor for the International Indigenous Policy Journal and seven years as Managing Editor of Society and Mental Health. She has worked in various capacities for research projects studying female single parents, gender inequality and poverty, welfare to work, and aging and health and aging workforce.
Areas of Specialization
- Sociology of family;
- Gender inequality and poverty;
- Social problems;
- Social inequality;
- Cassidy, Gale and Lorraine Davies. 2003. "Explaining Gender Differences in Mastery Among Married Parents." Social Psychology Quarterly 66(1): 48-61.
- McMullin, Julie, Lorraine Davies, and Gale Cassidy. 2002. Welfare Reform in Ontario: Tough Times in Mother’s Live." Canadian Public Policy 28(2): 297-314.